Congrats Senator Manny!
Pacquiao is a champion again after defeating Lucas Matthysse to claim the WBA welterweight title.
Pacquiao with a huge left uppercut and drops Matthysse for the third time in the fight and referee Kenny Bayless waves it off!
Pacquiao’s first KO win since 2009!
President Rodrigo Duterte meanwhile congratulated the senator for his win.
“I would like to congratulate Senator Manny Pacquiao for giving us pride and bringing the Filipino nation together once more. You have proven time and again that you are not just a public servant, but one of the greatest boxers of all time. This win will surely cement, yet again, your position and legacy in boxing’s Hall of Fame. May you continue to inspire Filipinos not only in boxing but also in the public service. Daghang salamat, Manny! You are truly the People’s Champ!,” Duterte said in a released statement Sunday.